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Do I have to keep my pet turtle in a tank?

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

I used to have family friends who let their turtle roam the house. I know this could be hazardous to the turtle’s health but I really don’t think it’s a big deal. That turtle lived forever. If I wanted to do this in my own home what are the kinds of things I would need to put out for it? I would have to say tortoise.

Thanks.

Amy

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What do I feed my Sulcata tortoise?

Friday, July 13th, 2012

I just got this turtle from a reptile convention. There was a turtle breeder and there were Sulcata tortoises, so I bought one, but I’m afraid to feed him/her (you can’t find out the gender until it five) because the breeder told me on thing, and different websites are telling me other things.

The breeder said they love apples, but don’t feed them citrus fruits. Dark green vegetables too.

I decided to double check on the internet. It said to feed them straw or tortoise foods, and that they grow fast. It told to be absolutely no surgery fruits, which includes apples. The second website said no store bought tortoise food, and if they grow too fast it causes a lot of health problems, and if they grow too fast that means your feeding them wrong, which just made me think to cancel everything the first website said.

So after all of that I still have no idea what to feed him/her. It just made me more worried on what to feed him.

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How do i keep my box turtle’s nails trimmed?

Friday, June 29th, 2012

My box turtle’s nails are really long, and I don’t want to cut them because I don’t think I should. What should I do? Also what’s a good tank setup for a box turtle?

Thank you.

Erica from NJ

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Pet Turtle problem

Monday, January 16th, 2012

I have a brand new pet turtle and it’s my first time getting a pet.  I actually have no clue on what to do. Please help me.

 

Thank you.

Apryl

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